AWARDS
DESIGN AWARDS & PRESIDENTIAL HONOREES
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The 2019 AIA|LA Design Awards is Presented By:
Sharpe Interior Systems, Inc.


Amongst the most prestigious and competitive awards programs for architecture in the United States, the annual AIA Los Angeles Design Awards honor excellence in built work (Design Awards), yet unbuilt (Next LA Awards) and built work with a high level of sustainable and environmental performance (COTE LA).

Scroll down to discover recipients of the 2019 Design Awards suite, announced by the AIA|LA on October 28, 2019.


KEY DATES / UPCOMING

Jury Day / Fri. Sept. 20

Sponsorship Deadline / Mon. Oct. 14

Awards Ceremony / Mon. Oct. 28

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Show your support and increase visibility for your firm by sponsoring the ceremony HERE.


Built Projects
2019 AIA|LA Design Awards Winners Announced
View the stellar projects named as 2019 AIA|LA Design Awards winners and discover who designed them.
Unbuilt Projects
Seven Projects Named 2019 AIA|LA NEXT LA Award Winners
See the designs that comprise the 2019 NEXT LA winners and the firms which designed them.
SUSTAINABLE PROJECTS
AIA|LA Announces 2019 COTE LA and COTE NEXT Winners
These highly sustainable projects represent excellence in and new bench marks in performance.

PRESENTERS & SPEAKERS FOR THE 2019 AIA|LA DESIGN AWARDS
PRESIDENTIAL AWARDS
Barbara Bouza, FAIA, IIDA, LEED AP, EDAC
Managing Director, Principal, Gensler & 2019 President, AIA Los Angeles
COTE AWARDS
Nina Hachigian
Deputy Mayor for International Affairs, City of Los Angeles
NEXT AWARDS
Rachel Hamilton
Graduate President, AIAS USC
NEXT AWARDS
Brandon Tornero
Past President AIAS, UCLA
DESIGN AWARDS
Cristian Ahumada
Executive Director, Clifford Beers Housing
DESIGN AWARDS
Greg Verabian, AIA
Practice Leader, Principal, HKS, Vice President, 2020 President-Elect

SPEAKER
Evelyn Lee, AIA, MPA, MBA
Senior Experience Designer, Slack Technologies, At-Large Director, Incoming Treasurer 2020-2021
WELCOME
Carlo Caccavale Hon. AIA|LA
Executive Director, AIA|LA

HONOREE INTERVIEW
The World of Citizen Architect Recipient Ric. Abramson, FAIA.
Abramson dishes on what makes a great restaurant, what makes good law, a Los Angeles memory and more

HONOREE INTERVIEW
The Dream Commission of Citizen Architect Recipient Deborah Weintraub, AIA, LEED AP.
The Chief Deputy City Engineer and Architect, City of Los Angeles Bureau of Engineering shared her dream commission in this Q&A.

2019 AIA|LA PRESIDENTIAL HONOREES
HONOREE NEWS
2019 AIA|LA Presidential Honorees Announced
Discover who the thirteen members, firms, projects, individuals and companies who will be honored as 2019 Presidential Honorees are.
HONOREE NEWS
2019 AIA|LA Gold Medal Recipient is a Woman of Many Firsts
This year's Gold Medal recipient, which is awarded posthumously, is the groundbreaking Norma Merrick Sklarek, FAIA.

2019 AIA|LA PRESIDENTIAL HONOREES - CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
NOMINATIONS CLOSED
2019 AIA|LA Emerging Practice Award
The purpose of the Emerging Practice Award is to recognize notable, innovative achievements in design, community service, education, and service to the profession and the AIA by an architectural firm within Los Angeles that has been in existence for a minimum of 2 years and a maximum of 7 years.
NOMINATIONS CLOSED
2019 Robert Kennard, FAIA, Award (For EDI)
This award distinguishes an architect, designer or architectural organization that embodies social responsibility and actively addresses equity, diversity and inclusivity in the profession.

KEY DATES REGISTRATION DESIGN AWARDS, NEXT LA AWARDS

Registration Opens / Thurs. Apr. 25

Early Bird Closes / Tues. May 7

Regular Pricing Closes / Tues. May 21
*Extended to Fri. May 24, 12PM*

Late Pricing Closes / Tues. June 11

Submissions Due / Tues. Aug. 6

KEY DATES / COTE AWARD | COTE NEXT AWARD

Registration Opens / Thurs. Apr. 25

Registration Closes / Tues. June 11

Submissions Due / Tues. Aug. 6


HONORING EXCELLENCE IN:

Design Awards – built work in Los Angeles or by Los Angeles architects

 

NEXT LA – unbuilt work in Los Angeles or by Los Angeles architects

 

Click Here for Call For Entries

COTE – built work with a high level of sustainable and environmental performance in Los Angeles or by Los Angeles architects

 

COTE NEXT – unbuilt work with a high level of sustainable and environmental performance in Los Angeles or by Los Angeles architects

 

COTE NEXT for Students – University studio projects designed through the lens of sustainability.


2019 DESIGN AWARDS JURIES
DESIGN AWARDS
Anne Carrier
Architect, MOAQ, FIRAC, RCA, AnneCarrier Architecture
DESIGN AWARDS
Mark Ginsberg
FAIA, LEED AP, Principal, Curtis + Ginsberg Architects LLP
DESIGN AWARDS
Alex Krieger
FAIA, Principal, NBBJ
NEXT LA
Stephen Phillips
Architect, Principal, Stephen Phillips Architects (SPARCHS)
NEXT LA
Alda Ly
Founder, Principal, Alda Ly Architecture (ALA)
NEXT LA
Edward Ogosta
Principal, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, Edward Ogosta Architecture

COTE
Joann Gonchar
FAIA, LEED AP, Senior Editor, Architectural Record
COTE
Matthew Porreca
AIA, LEED AP, BD+C, Principal, BNIM Architects
COTE
Holly Hill
LEED, Chair, Executive Committee, Senior Sustainability Program Manager, Southern California Edison

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